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Trip 503: Hiking from Qortada to Ras El-Maten to Wadi La Martine


One of the best hikes for 2019 will be on a very nice trail in a very beautiful region that will take us this Sunday 15 December 2019 with the Footprints Nature Club. We will head towards the Matn region to walk from:

Hiking from Qortada to Ras El-Matn to Wadi La Martine

The trail will start from Qortada village then head up in the pine forest to reach Ras El-Matn. We will then head on the edge of the La Martine valley going down to the Nabe3 region in Ras El-Matn. This will be the end of the first level. The second level will continue towards the Chmasi village.

This trail will be of two levels:

  1. Easy to Medium level (6/10). It will be around 9 KMs. It shall take around 4 hours.
  2. Medium Level (6 to 7/10). It will be around 14 KMs. It shall take around 5 hours.

In this season, the weather is always unstable especially in mountains. Thus make sure to get heavy jackets and other warm stuff with you in all the hikes.

Don't forget to download our mobile app by clicking here for Google Play or App Store, or simply search for: "Footprints Nature Club"...

 

من أجمل رحلات 2019 ستكون هذا الأحد 15 كانون الأول 2019 في واحدة من اجمل مناطق المتن وتحديداً:

مشي في الطبيعة من بلدة قرطاضة الى وادي لا مارتين مروراً ببلدة رأس المتن

رحلتنا ستبدأ من بلدة قرطاضة صعوداً نحو بلدة رأس المتن حيث سنشرف على وادي لا مارتين الرائع. نكمل مسيرنا الى الوادي لننتهي ببلدة الشميسة.

المستوى العام للرحلة سيكون:

  1. سهل الى متوسط (6/10) بمسافة حوالي 9 كلم ووقت حوالي 4 ساعات
  2. متوسط (6 الى 7/10) بمسافة حوالي 12 كلم ووقت حوالي 5 ساعات

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Must Have

The normal hiking gear that you can find on our website in the page "How to Prepare?".

Your personal insurance.

Cost Fees

Trip cost 35,000 L.L., includes:

  • Transportation from and back to Beirut
  • Cost of the guides

Gathering Place & Time

Our gathering will be at the traffic lights on the crossroad of the General Security building الأمن العام and El-Mathaf المتحف region in Beirut. You can park in the parking nearby

We will start on Sunday 15 Dec, 2019 at 07:00 AM.
The bus will move at 07:35 AM.
We will stop for breakfast on the way. We might be obliged to do some modifications to the plans as needed during the trips.
We will finish on Sunday 15 Dec, 2019 at 05:00 PM.

Hikers' Tips
  • 01

    Be Kind to Yourself

    KNOW YOUR ABILITIES; CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE HIKE.

  • 02

    Be a Lightweight

    THE LESS YOU CARRY, THE MORE ENJOYABLE THE HIKE.

  • 03

    Avoid Huffing and Puffing

    IF YOU CAN TALK WHILE YOU ARE WALKING, YOU ARE WALKING THE PERFECT SPEED.

  • 04

    Take a Break

    TAKE A TEN MINUTE BREAK AT LEAST ONCE EVERY HOUR.

  • 05

    No Food, No Fuel, No Fun

    DRINK FREQUENTLY AND EAT OFTEN.